World Trade Center Delaware Recognized as REPP Member of the Year at Export-Import Bank of the United States 2023 Annual Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) today awarded the Regional Export Promotion Program (REPP) Member of the Year Award to World Trade Center Delaware during its 2023 Annual Conference.
Founded in 1987, the WTC Delaware has been the state’s premier international business resource for 36 years. Established with the goal to help Delaware companies benefit from their unique place and strategic location in the world while expanding the scope of their business, WTC Delaware has been an EXIM REPP member since 2017.
WTC Delaware’s commitment to collaboration with other government agencies has allowed EXIM to work seamlessly in making sure that Delaware’s exporters are receiving full access to and knowledge of the financing capabilities available to them.
“We rely on the expertise and knowledge that local resources such as WTC Delaware possess to continue advancing our mission at EXIM,” said EXIM President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis. “The partnership we have developed with them is invaluable as we work to advance the global competitiveness of global exporters.”
“I would advise small businesses to think about exporting as soon as they think about starting a business, because you can be sure their competition is already here or thinking about exporting and preparing,” said Carla Stone, President of WTC Delaware.
ABOUT EXIM BANK:
EXIM Bank an independent federal agency that provides competitive and necessary export credit to overseas purchasers of U.S. exports to promote and support American jobs. A robust and fully functioning EXIM Bank can assist the United States in leveling the global playing field for U.S. exporters when they compete against foreign companies that receive the support of their national export credit agencies. EXIM also contributes to U.S. economic growth and the support of more than a million jobs through the support of thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the country. Since 2000, EXIM Bank has provided $14.6 billion to the U.S. Treasury after paying for all of its administrative and program expenses.
For more information about EXIM, please visit www.exim.gov.